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Table 2 Epidemiological and clinical data

From: Microbleeds show a characteristic distribution in cerebral fat embolism

Variable Number (n) Total* (Σ) Rate (%) SD** Mean
Epidemiological and clinical data
Patients included   141 141    
Male   72 141 71   
Female   29 141 29   
Age Overall 101 141 71.63 18.5 42.1
  Males 72 101 71.29 20.1 36
  Females 29 101 28.71 24.2 58
Etiology Fracture 79 141 56.03   
  Single bone fracture 38 141 26.95   
  Multiple bone fracture 37 141 26.24   
  Femur fracture 41 141 29.08   
  Tibia fracture 21 141 14.89   
  Polytrauma 27 141 19.15   
  Sickle cell disease 10 141 7.09   
Patent foramen ovale   8 141 5.67   
Initial neurological status (GCS) 15 76 85 89.41   
  14 4 85 4.71   
   < 14 5 85 5.88   
Gurd and Wilson’s criteria applied   43 141 30.49   
Time to first MRI in days   60 60   3.478 3.45
Follow up MRI performed   59 141 41.84   
Mortality   4 141 2.8   
  1. *Total number of cases eligible for analysis
  2. **Standard deviation